RoboCoast is a volunteer not-for-profit association operating on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Our award winning presenters are teachers and robotics coaches with a wealth of experience in teaching robotics, setting up robotics clubs and supporting students in robotics competitions at national and international levels.

Our Purpose

To provide accessible robotics education and training to students, educators, and the community, to enhance STEM learning and support the development of coding and robotics skills, developing the future workforce.

Our Mission

To provide free Immersion days and professional development workshops to educators, facilitate robotics competitions to engage students and encourage problem solving and teamwork, and create a community of learners that supports each other in developing coding and robotics skills. We strive to build partnerships with organizations and individuals to create a sustainable and equitable pipeline of STEM talent, making robotics education accessible to all.

Our Vision

To create a world where all individuals have access to robotics education and training, regardless of their background, gender, or socio-economic status, empowering them to become innovative problem-solvers and leaders in STEM industries.



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Sandra Wallace

Sandra Wallace

RoboCoast President
Sponsorship and Grants Officer


Chancellor State College
STEM Coordinator and Teacher – Robotics and Engineering

Natalie McMaster

Natalie McMaster

RoboCoast Secretary
Immersion Day Co-ordinator


University of the Sunshine Coast
Lecturer in Education

shira gingell

Shira Gingell

RoboCoast Treasurer
Equipment and Loans Officer


Out Of The BOTS
Software Engineer and Robotics Coach

Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson

Board Member

RoboRave Australia Board member
Chancellor State College
Engineering and Robotics Lead Teacher


Barry Butler

Board member
Training and Mentorship Officer


Coolum State High School
Teacher (Digital Technology, Aviation, Maths, Science)

peter abt

Peter Abt

Board member


Palmview State Primary School
STEAM Teacher / Digital Coach
Apple Professional Learning Specialist

Simon Chatham

Simon Chatham

Board Member
Computer software officer


Mentor – Sunshine Coast


Jameson Harvey

Board Member
Robotics coach and presenter


Red Dirt Robotics
Business owner/robotics coach

Oscar Lloyd

Oscar Lloyd

Board Member
Robotics coach and presenter


Business owner/robotics coach



We follow four United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals

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